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As revved up and accomplished as I feel after drinking a filling breakfast smoothie, it’s not necessarily what I wake up craving, especially during the cooler months when I’m walking around my house wrapped in a blanket. This vegan Oatmeal Smoothie is an exception. Made with easy ingredients like bananas, peanut butter, and cinnamon, its cozy flavor and creamy texture trigger sensations of comfort, all while fueling my body for a healthy day ahead.

Oatmeal smoothie with banana, peanut butter, and almond milk in a glass

If you’re looking to make breakfast smoothies for weight loss, add extra servings of fruits and veggies to your diet, need a balanced smoothie for post-workout recovery, or just want a yummy, filling way to nourish your body, this banana oatmeal smoothie recipe is one you’ll want to sip over and over again.

If you’re new to the smoothie game, it’s also a delicious, approachable place to start.

Personally, I love green smoothies (especially this Kale Pineapple Smoothie and this Apple Avocado Smoothie), but I recognize that those who are newer to the smoothie game might want to tiptoe their way in a bit (this Apple Smoothie is another great place to start).

A creamy oatmeal smoothie also feels like a cheerier and a more gentle smoothie than something super dark and seriously green.

With its sweet banana base, warm oats and cinnamon, and the decadent taste of peanut butter, this smoothie tastes like an oatmeal cookie.

I might not be able to eat actual cookies for breakfast forever, BUT I can have a hearty breakfast smoothie that tastes like one any morning!

A delicious, creamy breakfast drink made with healthy ingredients

About This Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

The Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make this quick and healthy breakfast smoothie are:

  • Oatmeal. A seriously underrated smoothie ingredient! Oatmeal is rich in fiber, and it makes smoothies satisfyingly thick and ultra filling. This oatmeal smoothie will keep you full all morning, and the oatmeal is a big part of that.

Because the oatmeal is ground in the blender, you can use any kind of oats you have on hand. I most often use rolled oats, but quick oats work too.

If you are making an instant oatmeal smoothie (using instant oatmeal packets), make sure the packet isn’t sweetened or flavored.

Three other favorite breakfast smoothies with oats: Blueberry Banana Smoothie (this one tastes like blueberry pie!), Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie, and Blueberry Cream Oatmeal Smoothie. You can also add a few tablespoons of oatmeal to any one of these Healthy Breakfast Smoothies.

  • Frozen Banana. The next time you have spotty bananas on your counter, peel and cut them into pieces, then freeze them in a ziptop bag. They make any smoothie thick, naturally sweet, and creamy.


If you are in a hurry to freeze your bananas, you can cut the slices thinly and spread them in a single layer on a parchment-lined plate or baking sheet. Pop them in to your freezer, and they’ll harden within a half hour.

If you don’t have any frozen bananas, you can use fresh banana. Your smoothie will be more liquidy, so pop in a few ice cubes at the end to thicken it up.

  • Peanut Butter. The healthy fat and protein in peanut butter are a big part of what makes this oatmeal smoothie so filling. It’s just the touch of richness the smoothie recipe needs to taste satisfying and not like something you’re stuck eating.

Any kind of creamy peanut butter will work here (shelf stable or drippy), so feel free to use your favorite. You can use crunchy peanut butter also, though I prefer the smoothness of creamy.

  • Maple Syrup. I’m a sucker for the flavor of maple and oatmeal together. A half tablespoon was plenty for me, but feel free to adjust to your taste.

Maple syrup makes this oatmeal smoothie vegan, but you can swap honey if that isn’t a concern.

  • Almond Milk. Unsweetened plain or unsweetened vanilla almond milk is my fave for smoothies. If you can’t tell, I’m a wee bit compulsive about my smoothies being creamy, and since almond milk is creamy on its own, it adds to the effect.

Substitution Tip!

Feel free to use any milk in this smoothie you like. The oatmeal smoothie is quite thick as the recipe is written, so if you prefer a thinner texture or your blender is struggling, splash in a little extra.

  • Cinnamon + Pure Vanilla Extract. Solidifies the oatmeal cookie flavor factor.
Easy oatmeal smoothie in a glass with banana, peanut butter, and cinnamon

The Directions

  1. Add the oats to the blender.
    Ground oats in a blender
  2. Pulse until fairly finely ground.
    oatmeal, bananas, and peanut butter in a blender for a smoothie
  3. Add the remaining smoothie ingredients, and blend until smooth. That’s it. ENJOY!

Optional Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe Additions

The beauty of smoothies is their flexibility. Stock up on a few essentials or survey what you already have, then use them to blend up healthy breakfast smoothies on demand!

  • Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie. Replace half of the banana with frozen strawberries. If you’d like it to be a peanut butter oatmeal smoothie no bananas, you can replace the bananas with strawberries entirely.
  • Extra Protein Oatmeal Smoothie. Add a scoop of your favorite vanilla or chocolate protein powder.
  • Green Oatmeal Smoothie. Ready to embrace the green? Add a handful or two of spinach. It will change the color, but the taste is imperceptible. If you are looking to slide a green oatmeal smoothie past picky eaters and hiding the green is important, consider adding oatmeal to a darker, berry-colored smoothie like this Blueberry Avocado Banana Smoothie, or add a few handfuls of blueberries or raspberries to this recipe.

Other Favorite Smoothie Recipes

A glass filled with a filling, healthy breakfast drink

Happy oatmeal smoothie sipping!

Oatmeal Smoothie

4.90 from 248 votes
Creamy Oatmeal Smoothie with peanut butter and banana. With fiber, protein, and healthy fats, this vegan breakfast smoothie is filling and delicious!

Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes

Servings: 1 smoothie


  • 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats or quick oats
  • 1 banana chopped into chunks and frozen
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon pure maple syrup plus additional to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt don’t skip this, as it makes the oatmeal pop!
  • Ice optional, add at the end if you want a thicker smoothie


  • Place the oats in the bottom of a blender and pulse a few times until finely ground. Add the banana, milk, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy, stopping to scrape down the blender as needed. Taste and add additional sweetener if you’d like a sweeter smoothie. Enjoy immediately.



  • This smoothie tastes best the day it is made, but can be refrigerated for up to 1 day.
  • For fast prep, pre-portion the oats, banana, and spices in a ziptop bag and freeze until needed. Add with the remaining ingredients to a blender and enjoy!


Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 327kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 8gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gFiber: 7gSugar: 24g

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      1. I was searching for whether or not I needed to warm up peanut butter before adding it to a smoothie when I found your recipe. I just now made it and LOVE it! The pulsed oatmeal adds SO much depth. It was just what I needed after my virtual, morning, slow flow yoga class. ? Thank you for posting it!5 stars

      1. I am thinking why not grind some oats ahead of time so they’re ready to add with the other ingredients? Thanks for the info on adding oats to smoothies. I’m new to this and need these tips.

        1. Hi Margie! You could certainly try that instead if you prefer. I hope you enjoy the recipe!

  1. I found your site while looking for NYE recipes. I made your Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken meatballs and they were a huge hit. In the past week, I’ve made 4 others of your 30-minute recipes with much success. I look forward to trying this recipe tomorrow morning!

  2. Hi Erin, We have banana and peanut allergies in our house. We can use Barney Butter they are only processed with coconut. What can we use instead of bananas as that is a hard one for us to swap out. Thanks

    1. Hi Gina, you could try another fruit like strawberries, but the texture will be different and you may need to adjust for sweetness. See my notes in the blog post for making the smoothie without banana! I hope you enjoy it.

  3. Oh my! This is sooo good! I only used a little over half of a banana and didn’t use the maple syrup and it was so yummy!! I also use powdered peanut butter. Its like a dessert for me since I’m trying to cut out sweets after the holidays :) . I love your addition of the pinch of salt – I think it really popped the flavor!5 stars

    1. Hi Christin, unfortunately the banana contributes to the sweetness and smooth texture, so it will be different. In my blog post I suggest trying strawberries instead if you want a smoothie without banana, in case you’re interested in trying that flavor combo!

      1. So delicious! Because I didn’t have ice & my bananas weren’t frozen I only put half a banana & 3 chunks of frozen avocado!! My 8 month old son loved it just as much as me!!

  4. Ok, I’ve been trying to do this whole smoothie thing every morning and today I tried this one…omg so good!!! Going to go check to see if you have any more smoothie recipes!

    1. Hooray! I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Katey. I do have more smoothie recipes here, and I hope you love them if you decide to give them a try!

  5. Erin, I make a of smoothies and this is my favorite one! It tasted like dessert instead of a “healthy” smoothie. This will definitely help keep me on track with my health and fitness goals this year as I can use this smoothie as breakfast or anytime in between since it will keep me full. Thank you!

  6. A smoothie that tastes similar to an oatmeal cookie…my husband would love that! Putting this on my list of your recipes to try. My list keeps growing daily! Thanks for this great idea. I have made many different types of smoothies but never one with oatmeal in it.

  7. Wonderful smoothie and I love the addition of cinnamon. I did use Irish steel oats and chunky peanut butter because that’s what I had on hand.  Delicious and thank you for the recipe and it’s definitely a keeper. 5 stars

  8. Any ideas on how to make this more weight watcher friendl?. It comes up to 13 fsp but I really want to try this!  Thanks!

    1. Hi Elaine, unfortunately I’m not familiar with Weight Watchers, so I don’t have any specific advice to offer. Perhaps someone else may chime in!

      1. Would using the PB2 ..powdered peanut butter ,skimmilk or 1% and lite maple syrup lower your points enough.That’s the only way that I can think of to help you lower them.

    1. Hi Janie, you can use your salt of choice, but to be safe I’d start with a little less than called for and salt to taste.

      1. Super delish, although my bananas were frozen when they were REALLY ripe so I should’ve down a bit on the maple syrup, like a dessert!5 stars

  9. So glad I found your site. Tried this smoothie recipe this morning with the kids. One is super picky (but she loved it) and her pediatrician wants her to to give smoothies a try for weight management . She put on some weight over the past few months due to us spending so much time in the hospital and only getting quick not so healthy meals. Our hospital days are gone now that my son had his transplant and I’m working on getting them eating healthier.. a little over share, but I wanted to let you know you recipe is very much appreciated. Thank you. Saving your site and looking forward to trying others you’ve shared. ?5 stars

    1. I can’t say enough how much this brightens my day. I am so glad this smoothie has been such a positive for you all <3 Wishing you even happier and healthier days ahead!

    1. Hi Brit, I haven’t tried that myself, but it may work if you have a high-powered blender. My concern would be that it wouldn’t get ground up as much as rolled oats. If you decide to experiment, I’d love to hear how it goes.

  10. Thanks for the recipe, just tried it and it was just what I was looking for. Looks like I have a new option for breakfast.

    1. Hi Meagan, if you mean the instant oatmeal packet, I haven’t tried it with that. That’ll add considerably more sugar, so it’ll be a lot sweeter. You can certainly experiment, but I like the smoothie best with unflavored oats.

  11. This rated amazing and probably would have been better if I used a frozen banana. This is an upgrade from the simple peanut butter banana smooth!5 stars

      1. Will this help me to gain weight as i am in gaining stage i want to gain some weight but as my gym is constant am going for 6 meal a day so 3 are breakfast lunch dinner and other 3 are 2 are my diet one and 1 is this so Will this help me in gaining stage???

        1. Hi Aslam, I’d talk to your doctor or dietician! I’m not a professional nutritionist so I’m not able to offer advice if you have specific goals in mind. I hope you enjoy the smoothie!

  12. Made it this morning! Very good. I dont think it needed the added salt, so I will skip that in the future. But it will definitely be regular part of my healthy meals routine!4 stars

  13. This was delicious and I’m not crazy about peanut butter, oatmeal or maple syrup. I was tired of berry smoothies. LOVED this!! :)5 stars

  14. Hi. I’m wondering how important it is that cinnamon be in the smoothie. I’m allergic and was wondering it it would still taste okay without the cinnamon.

  15. THANK YOU! Fabulous recipe, definite keeper! Trying to eat healthier and lose weight, never find smoothies I truly like or the texture from seeds bothers me. This is so satisfying, yummy, and filling!5 stars

  16. Great, easy smoothie! I used homemade kefir in place of the almond milk and it was delicious! Thank you!!5 stars

  17. Hi Erin,

    Greetings from Fiji. I love this smoothie and its my bfast everyday. Its very feeling too. Into the blender goes half a hawaian pawpaw with old fashion oatmeal nd frozen bananas. Wow..just yummy?. I have also tried a spoon of peanut butter…its so good. But i have yet to try adding cinnamon…will keep that in mind.

    Many thanx agsan for the recipies.

  18. HOLY MOLY! This is DELICIOUS. I omitted the maple syrup, substituted water for almond milk (don’t love the ingredients in conventional almond milk), and added a large handful of spinach. Tastes like dessert, but gets in servings of greens, fat, and grains – a.m.a.z.i.n.g. Definitely thinking about trying some cocoa nibs in this sometime!

    Will definitely be searching your website for more recipes :)5 stars

  19. O…M….G!!! I LOVE this!! I fast often and as a soft intro fast, I try to stick to plant based diet. This is delicious! Only modifications I made was hemp milk(warmed for the full effect of the cookie out of the oven taste ?) instead of almond,  and just a little less cinnamon. This will definitely be a winter go to!! Thank you for posting this. 5 stars

    1. Hi Maria! Thanks for the kind words about my recipes. I don’t have any coconut smoothie recipes on my site, so I’d recommend doing an online search!

  20. I made this smoothie and followed the recipe as is — it was perfect!  Agree with others that the cinnamon and salt is a great add to the flavor profile.  Really appreciated the tip on slicing the fresh banana and freezing for 30 minutes!  I always forget to freeze the bananas in advance and this worked great!  5 stars

  21. Hello,

    I tried out this recipe for my 10-months old and it is a hit! I didn’t add the maple syrup as I wasn’t  sure it is good for him but we both liked it nonetheless.
    One question: is it possible to freeze your smoothie recipes? 5 stars

    1. I’m so happy your son enjoyed this, Line! I have not experimented with this, but you could try placing the blended smoothie into freezer safe containers. If you experiment with this, you may want to place each smoothie in the refrigerator the night before you want to enjoy it. I hope this helps!

  22. Oh my gosh!!! Better than you can imagine! This baby was so good at the very first sip I had to dump it all back in the blender and add some extra kale because I actually felt GUILTY drinking it!!5 stars

    1. YAY! I’m so happy to hear this, Brandi! Thank you for taking the time to try this recipe and share this kind review!

  23. I’ve never had a smoothie made with oatmeal before, Great Smoothie!

    I use my immersion blender to make smoothies and wasn’t sure how the oatmeal would ‘grind’ in it, so I used the coffee grinder for the oatmeal. Next time I’ll try dry grinding the oatmeal using my immersion blender. 

    And I always buy ‘over-ripe’ bananas, they are priced super low,  peel them and freeze in 1/2 banana sections. Over-ripe are soooo sweet.

    Thanks for the recipe and ideas.5 stars

  24. This is like drinking liquid oatmeal cookie batter!  So good. I was able to bring the calories down to about 245 by substituting 1 tablespoon of PB2 (defatted peanut butter powder) for the peanut butter, and adding  a little water.  Thanks for this wonderful new addition to my morning smoothie repertoire!5 stars

  25. Found this recipe two weeks ago and have had this for either breakfast or lunch every day since. This recipe is a favorite of mine. Thank you for sharing!5 stars

  26. I just started making this! I love it! I had it for breakfast yesterday and for dinner tonight! Lol! I did cut out the banana and instead put in vanilla protein powder! So delish! Thanks so much!5 stars

  27. Love the smoothie. Helped me upper my milk supply and it taste amazing. 
    I drink it every morning. 
    (I use more oatmeal) 5 stars

  28. I’m highly allergic to bananas, but many of the fun, healthy recipes that I see include mashed bananas. Do you have any suggestions for a substitute that might be able to create the same desired effect?

    Thank you,


    1. Hi Katrina! Unfortunately the banana contributes to the sweetness and smooth texture, so it will be different. In the blog post I suggest trying strawberries instead if you want a smoothie without banana, in case you’re interested in trying that flavor combo! This Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie, Apple Smoothie, and Strawberry Smoothie all are made without banana as well.

  29. Erin – I tried this oatmeal smoothie recipe for breakfast . It was delicious !
    I will definitely try it again. Thank you so much5 stars

  30. Today, January 7, 2020, I tried this recipe you posted exactly one year ago. Too funny. Well, it may be my favorite smoothie ever. It is that good. I strayed from the recipe in just two ways: I added a tablespoon of flaxseed meal and used unsweetened almond coconut milk instead of plain almond milk. I cannot wait to eat this for breakfast tomorrow. And the next day. Super good, Erin. Thank you!5 stars

  31. This is very yummy and makes a great nutritious breakfast! If I’m in a chocolaty mood I add a tablespoon of cocoa. A great addition.5 stars

  32. Wow this smoothie was AMAZING!!! So delicious and filling! I added a cup of greens and you couldn’t even tell.5 stars

    1. Thank you so much for taking the time to share this kind review, Jessica! I’m so happy the recipe was a hit!

    1. Hi Yaritza! You can omit the peanut butter or swap in another nut butter or sunflower butter. I hope you enjoy it!

  33. Oh my goodness!! Super tasty!! I used homes instead of syrup and added protein powder and it tastes amazing!! 5 stars

  34. Omitted the vanilla, maple syrup, and salt, and bumped up the oatmeal to 1/3 cup. Turned out amazing! The cinnamon really brings it all together. Simple recipe but really delicious.5 stars

    1. Hi Ilana! I’ve never tried using oat flour in a smoothie, so I’m not sure how it may turn out. If you decide to experiment with it, I’d love to hear how it goes!

  35. This was delicious! I added extra almond milk because I like my Smoothies with more liquid, but other than that…just followed the recipe. My husband gave it a thumbs -up despite his initial questioning of why someone would make a smoothie with oatmeal.

    Shawn K5 stars

  36. This is ridiculously delicious and delightful. ? I do a protein shake almost everyday but have never added oatmeal. This recipe will be a go to. Love the texture, love the fullness of it. Thanks, Erin. 5 stars

  37. Tried this for breakfast today and loved it!  ( I didn’t grind the oats first because of my amazing Vita Mix blender, which makes the ingredients smooth in a flash.) It’s a great combination of flavors and totally hit the spot!  May need to double it next time and see if I can get my smoothie-resistant hubby to try it ?5 stars

  38. Just made for me and my 6 year old daughter and we loved it! Omitted the maple syrup and it was perfect with just the banana! Thank you, Erin!5 stars

  39. Made this smoothie this morning. So easy to make and quite delish! Adding this to my growing favorite recipes from Well Plated. Thank you Erin!5 stars

  40. This smoothie is sooooo good. You read the ingredients and think sure, these are all normal smoothie ingredients, nothing special. But my smoothies that I just throw together myself never come out tasting this good. This has become my go-to breakfast recently, sometimes sprinkled with some granola on top for a nice crunch. Delicious :)5 stars

  41. I made this and after the first sip literally said “wow, this is good.” 
    Skipped the vanilla extract and added a scoop of vanilla protein powder.  5 stars

  42. Tastes like an oatmeal cookie! So good!

    I added 1 cup of spinach and a little more almond milk. It wasn’t a pretty colour, but still tasted wonderful.5 stars

    1. I’m so pleased that you enjoyed the smoothie, An! Thank you for sharing this kind review!

  43. This smoothie was delicious! My two-year-old took it from me and was practically licking the straw! Will be making again very soon :)5 stars

  44. Thank you for this recipe! I’ve been eating more low FODMAP foods lately and this fits into it perfectly! I didn’t have frozen bananas, so I used the fridge/room temperature banana that I had which worked well. To get the cold frothy texture, I took the suggestion and added a few cubes of ice at the end. This will probably be a “go to” smoothie for me a couple times a week. Thanks again! 5 stars

  45. This shake was so yummy!!!! Perfect amount of each ingredient. I added flax seeds for some added nutrition. So good! 5 stars

    1. I’m so happy that you enjoyed the smoothie, Alyssa! Thank you for sharing this kind review!

    1. I’m so happy that you enjoyed the smoothie, Danielle! Thank you for sharing this kind review!

  46. I just tried the Oatmeal smoothie and it was awesome! On our next day trip out I am making us these to take instead of stopping at Starbucks. Once again Erin, Thank you so much for another great recipe5 stars

  47. AMAZING. Who knew a breakfast smoothie could taste so good?! Thank you! I will be using this again (and again and again)!!5 stars

  48. There’s a smoothie place near me that makes a very similar smoothie and I was like I could totally just make this at home. This recipe was almost an exact dupe. Actually this recipe came out even better because the oats were preblended, the other place left chunks of oats in the smoothie which made it hard to drink.5 stars

  49. Omg this is sooo delicious. I did it once with just bananas and another with banana, strawberries and spinach and both turned out DELICIOUS. 5 stars

  50. tried this for breakfast this morning… SO deliciously creamy! It reminded me of the milk after a bowl of Cinnamon toast crunch cereal. absolutely amazing, especially topped with some crushed walnuts. overall, really great smoothie.5 stars

  51. YUM! A healthy way to start the day that feels indulgent! We don’t eat peanut butter at my house so I substituted almond butter and it was delicious! Thank you for a great recipe! :)5 stars

    1. Jeri, I recommend uncooked oatmeal for this recipe, as the cooked oatmeal will change the consistency. That said, you can certainly play around with it!

  52. Absolutely delicious!!! You will not regret trying this smoothie. I followed the recipe but added less maple syrup than the recipe called for and added spinach. This is a new favorite!!! Thank you so much for sharing!!5 stars

        1. Hi Kim! If you mean an instant oatmeal packet, I haven’t tried the smoothie with that. It will add considerably more sugar, so the smoothie will be a lot sweeter. You can certainly experiment, but I like the smoothie best with unflavored oats.

    1. Hi Sue! The nutrition calculation is just an estimate based on the ingredients used, so if the numbers are important to you, I’d recommend using a tool like MyFitnessPal to input your exact ingredients. I hope this helps and that you enjoy the smoothie!

  53. Hi! I feel terrible giving it a low rating considering the great reviews but something wasn’t right with mine!
    I used the same ingredients except honey instead of syrup.
    And it was super grainy and all I could taste was the oatmeal. I did use a quick oats sachet. I’m not sure if I made it incorrectly or I just don’t like the flavour and texture!
    I’m super sensitive to weird textures so it makes me super fussy.
    And I think my banana may have been too small?

    1. I’m sorry that this recipe wasn’t to your tastes, Becki. It definitely shouldn’t have been grainy. I (and many other readers) have truly enjoyed this smoothie, so I wish it would’ve been a hit for you too!

  54. The oats make it thick which is good, but drinking it with a straw is kind of a struggle. The texture and taste was amazing. I forgot the honey/maple syrup but it still tasted great. Going to try other variations of oatmeal smoothies now!5 stars

  55. I’m going to try it today. Sound delicious. Wondering if anyone made it with Greek yogurt instead of milk?
    Thank you5 stars

    1. Hi Robyn! I think you could definitely add some Greek yogurt to the smoothie, but you’ll likely still need some milk to help create the right texture. I hope you enjoy it!

  56. Oh man! All these while i had been making my oat shakes wrong then (i typically put all the ingredients at once i.e. not blending oats to powdered form for smoothness initially and hence it use to give crumbly smoothie).
    Thanks to this, will be trying this way from now onwards.5 stars

  57. I stumbled upon this recipe and decided to give it a try for breakfast. I was a little sceptical about the salt but… I absolutely loved it and will be doing it again. I even shared the link with family!5 stars

  58. Thanks Erin. Loved the simplicity and deliciousness of your recipe. Is there a pre mix powder available [a mix of Protein Powder, Cacao, Ground Oats, Maple etc] that I can buy. It will save a lot of my morning time5 stars

    1. I’m so happy that you enjoyed it, Deepak! Thank you for sharing this kind review! Unfortunately, I don’t know of a specific mixture with those ingredients.

  59. I have make this smoothie a few times and I love it, it is my go to smoothie recipe. The only thing I do different is that I use almond butter instead of peanut butter because I think is taste better. But this recipe is definitely a must try5 stars

  60. Great recipe for a smoothie. The only thing stopping me from giving it r Stars as isthe portion wasnt a lot for one person maybe I have to double the amount of ingredients listed, can you advise?!


    1. I’m so happy that you enjoyed it, Anthony! If you prefer a larger smoothie, you can certainly double it next time. I hope this helps!

  61. Oh my goodness! This smoothie is so delicious! I added my vanilla vegan protein powder which I need to eat cause I bought it, but is not the best tasting. However, I don’t even notice it in this smoothie!! Well plated ?5 stars

  62. My daughter Suggested to try the smoothie. This does feel you and it is so good.5 stars

  63. Only one word to explain it -AMAZING. My wife and I including my kids loved it… but I added extra peanut butter we love peanut butter…. So Yummm!!!5 stars

  64. I’ve never posted a comment for a recipe before today. I felt that I had to for this smoothie…it’s that delicious ? I liked that you included how the ingredients make it all come together. Thank-you5 stars

  65. Made this for my daughter and I for a light lunch on a busy day. Dog spa day and trying to get a head start on spring cleaning.

    We both loved it!

    I did use coconut milk and replaced the maple syrup with a drizzle of black strap molasses.

    It will definitely be a regular in our rotation.

    Stay safe ?5 stars

  66. This is a great smoothie to kick off the day. Breakfast all in one…family favorite. Thank you for the recipe!5 stars

    1. Hi Em! I haven’t tried that myself, but it may work if you have a high-powered blender. My concern would be that it wouldn’t get ground up as much as rolled oats. If you decide to experiment, I’d love to hear how it goes!

  67. such a good mid-day pick me up between lunch and dinner. SO creamy and delicious. perfect amount of sweetness. I didn’t have frozen bananas, only at room temp. But just added some ice cubes to chill it… I think these would taste amazing frozen into popsicles (hmm).. will try next time! Thank you for sharing.5 stars

  68. Wish I had the recipe yesterday to freeze the banana, but I had frozen strawberries. I was looking for a smoothie recipe that had oatmeal. This fit the bill. Thanks!5 stars

  69. The ONLY oatmeal smoothie recipe you need in your life!!! I have a tendency to put some kind of nut/seed butter and fruit in my oatmeal but always thought it was weird when people said they put oats in their smoothies – probably because I really only like steel cut oats, not rolled or quick oats. I had tried a few oatmeal smoothies in the past and wasn’t a fan of any of them. It’s been a while so I tried again when I found your recipe…And it changed my mind! I made quite a few subs for what I had on hand but kept the measurements. Just shows how versatile the recipe is and that it will be great to use up whatever fruit or milk I have on hand when I make it!

    My subs were: about 3/4 cup raspberries for the banana, unsweetened macadamia milk for the almond milk, agave for the maple syrup and I skipped the cinnamon only because of the fruit I used. Added a teaspoon of chia because why not – and I *may* have also doubled the peanut butter because I love it. Keeper recipe for a drinkable version of the oatmeal I love! Thank you!!!5 stars

  70. This was amazing! I threw a handful of spinach in and put the smoothie in a large coffee mug. No one even knew they were eating veggies! It was delicious and filling. Thanks for the recipe!5 stars

  71. Hello Erin! Could you please tell me for how long can this peanut butter oatmeal smoothie be stored in refrigerator ? Or is it just a one go recipe?

    1. Hi Anushka! This smoothie is best enjoyed the day it is made, but you can refrigerate leftovers for up to 1 day. I hope you enjoy it!

  72. This is delicious! Will be making this often. I had a nasty fall a few days ago and can’t eat any solids at the moment, (my face took the brunt) so I was very happy to find your website. ?5 stars

  73. I absolutely loved this recipe ! I like oatmeal but get tired of eating it the plain old way :)
    This is such a great way to have it . Also , it kept me full for hours and kept my blood sugars in check ! I highly recommend it !
    Looking forward to checking out more great recipes ! Thank you !5 stars

  74. Perfect recipe! Filling and nutritiou…I like to use almond or pumpkin seed butter, and use golden milk spice blend, just to get it all in! Smoothys are helping me lose some weight and lower my cholesterol…5 stars

    1. I’m sorry that this recipe wasn’t to your tastes, Johnson. I (and many other readers) have truly enjoyed this smoothie, so I wish it would’ve been a hit for you too!

  75. Rarely is a recipe so good I feel the need to spread the word. Seriously great. If you’re a chronic breakfast skipper, this and a decent single serve blender will keep you full til lunchtime. Healthy, cheap, easy, customizable, so delicious, really the perfect recipe. I use sunflower butter, so good. Thank you for this game changer!5 stars

  76. Loved this easy recipe! I made a few substitutions including oatmilk, and powdered peanut butter. I found it sweet enough without the maple syrup, but love that it is flexible, simple and delicious.5 stars

  77. So delicious! I have never finished a smoothie I’ve made or ordered.. I am a foodie and a calorie counter. So, if something doesn’t taste delicious, I won’t finish. I like the convenience of a smoothie though so I’ve kept searching. This is the first smoothie I’ve finished! (And I am talking in years!) Definitely a breakfast and snack option for me! I can taste the wonderful flavors of cinnamon, honey (my maple syrup alternative), peanut butter, and banana. One ingredient doesn’t overpower the others. I don’t like watery smoothies; the thickness of this smoothie is perfect. Fluid enough to drink but not runny like so many fruit smoothies I’ve had. Yum!5 stars

  78. Super easy to make and delicous! So happy I ran into this smoothie recipe, I would highly reccomend.5 stars

  79. Hi Erin,
    I am new in the smoothie making space but need a meal to take to work instead of eating the more unhealthy offering they have.
    I have access to all the ingredients and with my new bullet blender and ready to go….
    Just a few questions please..
    Can I make in bulk and store in the fridge for a few days until used?
    When I take it to work do I need to refrigerate it until I consume?
    Is this suitable for a meal replacement for breakfast and can I have another helping for lunch before having a good dinner at home.
    The underlying goal is weight loss…
    Many thanks John

    1. Hi John! #1 This smoothie tastes best the day it is made, but can be refrigerated for up to 1 day. #2 I recommend enjoying it immediately but it should be stored in the refrigerated when not consuming it. #3 I am not a health professional so I can not give guidance on it being suitable for meal replacement. Hope you enjoy the recipe!

  80. Hi Erin, I hope you have a beautiful day! Just want to ask – what’s the difference between “Place the oats in the bottom of a blender and pulse a few times until finely ground.” and simply blending them all together with the other ingredients? Is there any difference? Thank you!

    1. Hi Hannah, when you pulse them first this gives a finer grain instead of a chunkier type of grain in your smoothie. This is just something I prefer. If you try it another way, let me know how it goes!

  81. This recipe is crazy good especially when I added vanilla flavored plant based protein powder. This will certainly remain in rotation. Thanks!5 stars

  82. This has become our favorite recipe for breakfast smoothies. Had to eliminate almond milk and peanut butter due to allergies, but replaced them with pure coconut milk and a flax/chia/hemp seed blend. Delicious!

    Then we experimented with other smoothies. Used this recipe and added dried raisins/ cranberries, honey, unflavored Greek yogurt, strawberries, or peaches, every batch a little different from the last. So yummy!

    I must be careful and drink slowly. It’s so delicious I want to slam it. I drink too fast and get a stomachache. Similar to swallowing a bowl of oatmeal/fruit in three swallows, it causes a stomach ache. Oy vey!5 stars

  83. I am shocked at well this tastes! We substituted creamy peanut butter with Almond Butter and whole milk for the almond milk. Added some chia seeds and hemp hearts as well. And used a pre-packed bag of strawberry and bananas since we didn’t have any bananas.
    Thanks for the ideas!5 stars

  84. I absolutely love this oatmeal smoothie! It has the perfect amount of thickness and it is super delicious. First time I had it, I literally gulped it down – it was sooo good. I have tried many smoothies before, and the smoothies on this site are the best I have ever had. I have tried several here and I haven’t had one I don’t like. Thank you so much for posting these. I am on a weight loss journey and these are perfect!5 stars

  85. Very yummy! I only had whole milk, so used that, and added fresh blueberries. I threw in two ice cubes at the end. Nice consistency. Really like the oatmeal!5 stars

  86. Soooo tasty and delicious!!! Just the flavor combo of banana, cinnamon and peanut butter that I was looking for. I added 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder for additional nutrients. Looking forward to trying some of your other healthy protein smoothies.5 stars

  87. This smoothie is my go-to when I am sick of my normal everyday green smoothie. It is especially good after a workout and then I just add some plant-based vanilla protein powder. It seriously tastes like dessert!5 stars

  88. Just made this smoothie for breakfast and OMG it’s delicious! I was looking for something healthy and quick. This recipe meets both of those requirements and I like all of the suggested variations. I also appreciate the tips for freezing bananas for future smoothies since I will make this one again for sure.5 stars

    1. Hi Orvella! I haven’t tried this myself so I not able to advise if this will work or not. If you decide to experiment let me know how it goes!

  89. This has become my all-time favorite smoothie recipe — thank you so much! I have endometriosis and this is a terrific, delicious recipe for getting my necessary dose of fiber, potassium and other essential nutrients that help manage the condition.5 stars

  90. Loved this smoothie! Just the oatmeal cookie tasting smoothie I was looking for. I’m ecstatic that adding blueberries and greens doesn’t alter the flavor too much. It’s going to be my go-to for healthy mornings!5 stars

  91. I replaced half the banana with a handful of blueberries, added a scoop of protein powder, and omitted the maple syrup. So good!! Thank you for this recipe!5 stars

  92. Made this tonight and thought it was delicious!! Finally a smoothie that the banana does not completely take over. I also replaced the almond milk with oat milk and it was still great!5 stars

  93. I absolutely love your recipes and this smoothie was amazing. I also must say that I am addicted to your PB&J Overnight Oats recipe in your cookbook. I recently started a food blog and I just posted about the many variations I make to your original overnight oats recipe. Thanks for the inspiration!

    1. Say if you wanted to add more to make a good amount of smoothie how much more of the milk and the rest of the ingredients should I add? I followed the recipe but it’s a small amount of smoothie.

      1. Hi Flo! I’ve only tested the recipe as written. If you would like more smoothie, I would suggest just doubling it.

  94. This is an excellent breakfast: quick and easy! I substituted whole milk and added 1/4 cup of blueberries instead of the maple syrup and it was SO Yummy!!! It was Very Filling and I will be making this version again many times! Thank you!5 stars

  95. This is so good! It tastes like a milkshake. I used PB2 powder instead of the peanut butter and skim milk because that’s what I had in hand. Thanks for sharing your recipes!5 stars

  96. This smoothie is amazingly delicious!! I don’t like the texture of cooked Oatmeal but wanted to find an alternative to eating it because it’s so healthy.

    I used agave instead of maple syrup. I’m so glad I found this recipe! It’s simple to make and yummy.5 stars

  97. OMG, this smoothie is the BEST. I expected it to be good, but not this good! I dare you to try this fellow review reader, because this smoothie is godlike5 stars

  98. The smoothie tastes like a cookie 🍪 so tasty 😋 I can see this being a breakfast staple in my home from now on5 stars

    1. Hi Laurie, because I used it as a synonym for cozy. Also I am not seeing it in the description, only in the blog post where I am talking about how the base of the smoothie taste like an oatmeal cookie. Either way, I hope you are able to enjoy it!

  99. Erin! This was absolutely DELICIOUS! My kids love all of these ingredients in their oatmeal, so finding this in a smoothie version was so fun! Your recipes are a go-to of mine, and I can’t believe I hadn’t tried this one yet! Thank you for all you do!5 stars

  100. Very good smoothie. I thought I was only going to taste banana but I didn’t detect banana at all which is great! Thank you this is a keeper5 stars

  101. So yummy! I used raw honey instead of the maple syrup and added 5 fresh strawberries. Omitted the vanilla extract since my almond milk had the vanilla flavoring. Perfect for a quick, light, healthy breakfast!5 stars

  102. This smoothie ticks all the boxes. Delicious, thick, creamy and reasonably healthy.
    It’s easy to make and fills you up nicely.
    It’s helped me through my pregnancy.
    So good!5 stars

  103. Literally my favorite smoothie ever!!! I have eaten everyday for the past three months! I am yet to try it with the strawberries but my mom has and told me it was delicious! Thank you so much!5 stars

  104. Literally my favorite smoothie ever!!! I have eaten everyday for the past three months! I am yet to try it with the strawberries but my mom has and told me it was delicious! Thank you so much! I changed a little though and add 3/4 cup oat milk and 1/4 cup normal milk and 5 ice cubes to make it super thick!5 stars

    1. Hi Sadie! So glad you enjoyed the recipe! Thank you for this kind review and feedback on modifications!

  105. Literally my favorite smoothie ever!!! I have eaten everyday for the past three months! I am yet to try it with the strawberries but my mom has and told me it was delicious! Thank you so much! I changed a little though and add 3/4 cup oat milk and 1/4 cup normal milk and 5 ice cubes to make it super thick! I also use agave instead of maple syrup5 stars

  106. Erin thank you so much for this recipe. Every time I make one of your recipes I am always so glad that I did!
    I am not vegan so I used 1% milk.
    So delicious and filling. A great breakfast for a super hot summer day.5 stars

  107. This Oatmeal Banana Smoothie was very good. I had all of the ingredients on hand (that never happens!). I made the smoothie with spices exactly as directed. Delicious & kept me full most of the day. And the smoothie was extremely easy & fast to make. A very, very enjoyable recipe & breakfast.5 stars

  108. Erin, I was wondering if you can substitute almond butter for the peanut butter. I need to be an a very low sugar diet.

  109. I never thought that I would be able to make a smoothie as good as the smoothie shops; but, this is even better!!! Thank you for sharing, Erin. My husband and I are now drinking these every morning. I used peanut powder 1 Tbsp instead of creamy and honey because I didn’t have maple syrup. It was still very delicious. Can’t wait to try some of your others. ❤️❤️❤️5 stars

  110. Hi Ms. Erin!
    This looks interesting. simple recipe.
    Can you substitute honey syp for maple syrup?
    what’s the taste difference if fine table salt is use for kosher salt?
    Thank you!

    1. Hi Ethel, the taste difference with using table salt vs. kosher salt, will that the recipe will taste salty. Kosher is a bigger grain than table salt. And I am sure you could use maple syrup as well. Hope you enjoy it!

  111. I ommited sugar, cinnamon and vanilla since I don’t have them. Even then; its still the best smoothies Ive ever made! I can imagine the fullness when I use full ingreidents! Thanks!5 stars

  112. I made this recipe for lunch and it turned out fantastic!! I used oat milk instead of almond and it was super creamy and not too sweet! toddler approved as well XD5 stars

  113. I’m new to the smoothie game and this was absolutely amazing! First smoothie I have ever made, actually. For my preference, I added an extra tbsp of peanut butter, a little more almond milk and a dash of extra vanilla. It was super good before that, though!5 stars

  114. OMG…so yummy! I skipped the maple syrup, added 1 Tbsp. oat bran, 1 serving collagen powder and 1 tsp. cacao. I will definitely make this again!5 stars

  115. Tasted pretty good and was super easy to put together. Didn’t have frozen bananas so I used UNRIPE bananas… big mistake. Left a horrible aftertaste but I learned something new today. Use exactly what the recipe tells you to!

    1. Sorry to hear you had trouble with the recipe, Emma! I agree, unripe bananas would make this not come out tasty.

  116. I used Choczero maple syrup and made it as directed, it was delicious! My go to breakfast from now on, thank you!5 stars

  117. Very tasty although for me I had to put about a half a cup more of almond milk. Since I’m watching my sugar intake I used about a half cup of a strawberry, papaya and mango mix, and it was perfect!5 stars

  118. Delicious! Makes me feel like I’m eating dessert! I don’t love banana so I just added more ice instead. Next time I’ll make it thicker as a smoothie bowl.5 stars

  119. WOW! Where has this been all my life! I used coconut milk instead of almond but it was truly delicious.5 stars

    1. Hi Holly! So glad you enjoyed the recipe! Thank you for this kind review and feedback on the coconut milk!

  120. I’m doing a liquid diet for awhile and am needing different ideas to mix things up so I can stay consistent. I must say, I am so glad that I found your site! This smoothie is perfect and has me using ingredients in different ways and also ones that I don’t normally use. This smoothie turned out great! So tasty and satisfying. I look forward to trying the others :)5 stars

  121. Delicious & satisfying! I didn’t have any almond/dairy milk on hand so used plain nonfat Greek yogurt & added a few drops of water to thin it out a bit. I really loved the flavours. Used 1/2 Tbsp Maple Syrup as recipe suggested. Found it a little on the sweet side for my preference. Will try 1 tsp next time.5 stars

  122. I modified this a little based on what I have access to, and it was AMAZING!!! My bananas weren’t frozen, so I used 4 ice cubes, 1 banana, and a vanilla meal replacement powder. SOOOOOO GOOOD!!!!!! Will try with almond butter and vanilla almond milk next time! :)5 stars

  123. Hi Erin
    I have made some of the healthy smoothies and its delicious.
    I would like to know whether i can add Kale powder instead of raw Kale or Chlorella powder in the smoothies. It would be great if you could share some recipe.

    Thank you.

    1. Hi Leena! You probably could, I just haven’t tested it out myself in this recipe. I have added protein powder to smoothies before and they have worked out great! If you decide to experiment, I’d love to know how it goes!

  124. I have made this this smoothie for a few weeks in a row! First, good idea to follow your recipe and grind the oats alone in blender as it thickens the smoothie better (I did it the other way a few times…). I make the peanut butter version, but occas. sub tahini. I love to top with nutmeg, too. I will give your kale pineapple smoothie a go, too!5 stars

  125. This is the first recipe I think I have ever reviewed. This is fantastic! I made it just as directed except I used almond butter instead of peanut butter and omitted the sweetener (no honey or maple syrup).
    Thank you for this great recipe!5 stars

  126. Beautiful! Thank you most kind one! I use pitted dates as an added sweetener rather than maple syrup, if that’s a helpful modification for people. Oats are amazing. I recently learned about their benefits e.g. to reduce cholesterol, among other desirable ‘side effects’*. Food is medicine! :) Thank you for sharing your recipes with us.
    5 stars

  127. This recipe is ridiculously delicious!! I substituted the maple syrup for a date and added one tablespoon of Mud/Wtr adaptogenic mushrooms. Currently sipping in heaven. Thank you, Erin!!!5 stars

  128. WOW! so happy I happened upon your site. I made the banana smoothie this morning. It is SO delicious and so easy and best part is I had all the ingredients! I am already thinking of which one I will make for breakfast tomorrow. I was always scared of smoothies and you nailed it. Thanks for making this so easy for me !! :)5 stars

    1. I’m not sure, I have never tried making it that way before. If you decide to experiment, I’d love to know how it goes!

    1. Hi Sandy, in the search bar of the website you can search keto or low carb, I don’t have anything specifically labeled keto but we do have a handful of recipes that are. Also we have these two low-carb meal plans that you might want to check out: or Hope this helps!

  129. I am sipping this right now and it is amazingly good. I only had 1/2 of a frozen banana; used about 2/3 C fresh blueberries; eyeballed the almond butter and the milk… the recipe is very forgiving. Don’t hesitate to try it!5 stars